Tag: Blind

Archived: Comcast NBCUniversal Makes 2016 Summer Olympic Games Accessible to People with Vision Loss through Live Description

PRESS RELEASE NBC offers live description of the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For the first time in U.S. history, people who are blind or visually impaired will be able to fully participate in watching everything from swimming to gymnastics to basketball. Live video description of NBC’s Primetime…

Archived: 13-Year-Old Builds New, Efficient Braille Printer From Lego Set

For years, people with disabilities have been desperately searching for cutting edge technology to assist them with communicating. 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee is on his way to making a substantial impact on the lives of the blind community with a lightweight, low-cost Braille printer. The eighth-grader is shaking up the industry…